Rehabilitation and environment
The NSW Resources Regulator has released its compliance priorities for January to June 2023. Implementation of the Work Health and Safety
Our recently-released mine safety performance report provides an overview of the NSW mining industry’s health and safety results for 2021–22
The Regulator launched an investigation after a loader working underground fell about 15 metres through a void, landing on the level below
Mining, Exploration and Geoscience, and the Resources Regulator were brought together as one agency on 1 June 2021
The Resources Regulator within Mining, Exploration and Geoscience, is the state’s work health and safety regulator for mines and petroleum sites.
This includes open-cut and underground mines, petroleum sites, quarries and extractive operations, tourist mines, opal and other small scale mines, and mining exploration activities. We also undertake compliance and enforcement activities in relation to the Mining Act 1992, with a key focus on mine rehabilitation. We were established on 1 July 2016 as a standalone regulator.
'SEED' is the central resource for Sharing and Enabling Environmental Data (SEED) in NSW
Visit the Resources Regulator portal to report incidents, lodge applications under the Mining Act or notify the Regulator of other matters
Visit the Mine Rehabilitation Portal to submit disturbance and rehabilitation spatial data and to generate final landform and rehabilitation plans required under the Mining Act.